May 19, 2011

Drass Honored by the Philadelphia Eagles City All-Star Classic

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PHILADELPHIA - Wesley College head football coach Mike Drass received the 2011 1st and Goal Award from the Philadelphia Eagles City High School All-Star Classic.

"We are truly honored to be recognized by the Philadelphia Eagles City High School All-Star Classic," said Drass.  "The support the Eagles have given the this all-star game is tremendous."

Coach Drass received the award on May 16 as part of a banquet at Lincoln Financial Field. 

The winner of the 1st and Goal Award is presented either a coach or team representative of collegiate or professional team whose dedication and hard work to make their team a success.  Previous winners include Joe Paterno (Penn State), Andy Reid (Philadelphia Eagles), Andy Talley (Villanova), Dick Vermeil (Philadelphia Eagles), Joe Banner (Philadelphia Eagles).

"We are proud to have a number of all-stars who will be attending Wesley next fall," added Drass.

The Philadelphia Eagles City High School All-Star Classic will be played on May 21 at 2:00 PM at Lincoln Financial Field.

The Wolverines went 12-1 last season and were the top overall seed in the tournament.  Wesley advanced to the national semifinals before bowing to the eventual national champions from Wisconsin-Whitewater.  Over the past six seasons, the Wolverines have compiled a 70-9 mark, the third most wins in Division III.  Wesley's 15 playoff victories in that time frame are also the third best in Division III.

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